Sharon Jones Remembered by Questlove, Chaka Khan, Jason Isbell & More: 'An Incredibly Strong Person & Magical Performer'

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Sharon Jones of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings poses for a portrait backstage at  day 1 of the AFROPUNK festival at Commodore Barry Park on Aug. 23, 2014 in Brooklyn.

Sharon Jones, the powerful soul singer and Dap-Kings frontwoman, has died at age 60 after a years-long battle with cancer, her publicist announced Friday (Nov. 18).

According to a statement, Jones "was surrounded by her loved ones, including the Dap-Kings" -- and she continues to be surrounded by love, as her music peers and admirers pay tribute to her across social media. See reactions from Questlove, Nile Rodgers, Jason Isbell and more below:


Thank You Sharon. Thank You. #2016

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